Commissioner Forum

6 p.m. in Hiram

Chandler Woodcock, commissioner of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, will lead a public question-and-answer session during an informal sportsmen’s forum hosted by the Kezar Falls Fish and Game Club today. The public is invited to attend the club’s event, held at the Sacopee Valley Middle School on Hiram Road from 6 to 8 p.m. 

Hike in the Park

2 p.m. in Freeport

Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park offers nature programs year-round every weekend. This week’s program focuses on the wonder of Maine’s pine tree forest. Meet at the benches at the end of the second parking lot. No reservations needed. Free with park admission, which is $1 for ages 5 to 11 and $3 for ages 12 to 64. Call the day of the program for updates, 865-4465. 


Beaver Moon

3:30 p.m. in Falmouth

Join Maine Audubon for a celebration of early Native Americans customs. The program is geared for families ages 4 and up. Register by calling Maine Audubon at 781-2330, ext. 209. Cost is $12. 

Grey Ghost Fly-Tying

6:30 p.m. in Yarmouth

Old tiers and fishermen who want to learn fly-tying techniques can join Maine Guide Greg Bostater at the Grey Ghost Fly-Tying class. Tying gear available for those who need it. Held throughout the winter at the First Parish Church in Yarmouth. Free and open to the public. Call 749-1593. 


Life on Matinicus

Noon in Portland

Join Portland Public Library for a Brown Bag Lecture on Eva Murray’s book, “Well out to Sea: Year round on Matinicus Island.” What’s it like to live on an island 22 miles off the coast, where there are just 36 year-round residents? Murray moved to Matinicus in 1987 to teach in a one-room school and has remained since. Free and open to the public. To learn more, go to